December 9, 2022

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The Devoted Travel Specialists

Mitchell International preparing for summer travel surge

Airports across the country are preparing for an influx of travelers heading into the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Officials at Mitchell International Airport said they are ready for this summer surge of travelers.On Friday, they anticipate 13,000 travelers through the checkpoints.”Travel is back. Crowds are back. Give yourself plenty of time and don’t be caught off guard,” said Jessica Mayle of Mitchell International Airport.The Transportation Security Administration is anticipating 2.1 million travelers a day at airports nationwide through Tuesday. There are three important things officials at Mitchell to keep in mind: First, pack smart. Leave any of the TSA prohibited items at home such as liquids beyond the limit, firearms and knives. Secondly, they say be prepared before you reach the checkpoint. Have your boarding passes and identification ready. Lastly, they’re reminding people about TSA pre-check — the five-year program that allows eligible participants to expedite the process. Officials said 95% of precheck travelers get through security in five minutes.”Get to the airport early. The goal is to get here two hours before your flight departs, so if everyone’s able to do that, we can get everyone through safely,” said Tim Goodman, of TSA security operations.As for any COVID-19 regulations, masks are no longer required at Mitchell International Airport, although wherever you’re headed may still have local rules.Officials suggest checking ahead of time. This summer travel surge is expected to last through the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Airports across the country are preparing for an influx of travelers heading into the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Officials at Mitchell International Airport said they are ready for this summer surge of travelers.

On Friday, they anticipate 13,000 travelers through the checkpoints.

“Travel is back. Crowds are back. Give yourself plenty of time and don’t be caught off guard,” said Jessica Mayle of Mitchell International Airport.

The Transportation Security Administration is anticipating 2.1 million travelers a day at airports nationwide through Tuesday.

There are three important things officials at Mitchell to keep in mind:

First, pack smart. Leave any of the TSA prohibited items at home such as liquids beyond the limit, firearms and knives.

Secondly, they say be prepared before you reach the checkpoint. Have your boarding passes and identification ready.

Lastly, they’re reminding people about TSA pre-check — the five-year program that allows eligible participants to expedite the process. Officials said 95% of precheck travelers get through security in five minutes.

“Get to the airport early. The goal is to get here two hours before your flight departs, so if everyone’s able to do that, we can get everyone through safely,” said Tim Goodman, of TSA security operations.

As for any COVID-19 regulations, masks are no longer required at Mitchell International Airport, although wherever you’re headed may still have local rules.

Officials suggest checking ahead of time.

This summer travel surge is expected to last through the Labor Day holiday weekend.